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Mom of fallen Yarmouth officer killed demands change 3rd officer death

Weymouth Police Sergeant Michael Chesna died in the line of duty on July 15 when Chesna attempted to stop an erratic driver in Weymouth. The pursuit turned deadly as the suspect, Emmanuel Lopes, fled on food, threw a rock at Chesna's head, and was able to obtain the officer's gun. Lopes allegedly sh

WPRI - 2018-07-21 00:23:36

Police searching for three men in Wareham stabbing

Arrest warrants have been issued for Christian Fernandes, 30, Thomas Tavares, 28, and Andrew Booker, 29, all of Wareham, according to a press release issued Friday by the Wareham Police Department.

WHDH.COM - 2018-07-20 00:00:00

'Kill cops' message spray-painted on town park sign

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. —The words “kill cops” spray-painted on a town sign were discovered early Friday morning just hours before the funeral of a slain Weymouth Police Sgt. Michael Chesna.According to police, the vandalized sign was located at a soccer field on West Street. Authorities said the message

WCVB - 2018-07-21 03:04:00

Fallen Weymouth Police Officer Laid To Rest​​: Patch PM

3- Alarm Fire At Light Shop In Brookline [Photos]Companies from Boston, Cambridge, Newton, and Somerville came to help fight this one.

PATCH - 2018-07-20 20:16:10

Fiery crash between car, motorcycle injures 1

According to police, the motorcycle caught fire on impact, and within a few minutes both the car and the motorcycle were completely engulfed in flames.

WPRI - 2018-07-21 00:59:41

New Bedford Teen Charged In Brockton Paintball Attack That Wounded Boy

Victor Dossantos, 18, was arraigned Thursday in Brockton District Court, on two counts of assault and battery charges related to the incident.


It’s great Marcus Smart re-signed with Celtics, but there’s just one thing . . .

In an uncomplicated kind of way, it’s been a satisfying offseason for the Celtics so far, one that has sustained the optimism of last season’s shorthanded run to the seventh game of the Eastern Conference Finals.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-07-21 14:47:05

Whitman boy's lemonade stand raises over $1K for the Chesna family

WHITMAN, Mass.- A determined young boy in Whitman raised over $1,100 for fallen Sgt. Michael Chesna's family on Thursday.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 02:16:12

Remembering Sgt. Michael Chesna: Thousands to attend wake for slain Weymouth officer

Sgt. Chesna's family appeared publicly Wednesday for the first time since he was shot and killed in the line of duty Sunday morning. Chesna's brother-in-law, Capt. Joe Compericho, spoke of the family's gratitude for the public while asking for privacy.


New bridge could be renamed after slain Weymouth police officer

WEYMOUTH, Mass. —A push to rename Weymouth’s new Fore River Bridge after slain police officer Sgt. Michael Chesna has won the backing of Gov. Charlier Baker and State Sen. Patrick O’Connor, who represents the part of Weymouth at the east end of the bridge.The Patriot Ledger reportsBaker was asked ab

WCVB - 2018-07-20 00:44:00

Thousands of police honor slain officer

HANOVER — Thousands of uniformed officers from Massachusetts and across the country are honoring a Weymouth police officer slain while investigating a car crash last weekend.The Patriot Ledger reports several thousand officers solemnly processed into the wake for Sgt. Michael Chesna at St. Mary of t

ATHOL DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-19 23:24:39

Victim snaps photos of men she says attacked, robbed her at train station

Police said Naeem Miles, 21, of Boston, and Adilson Fernandes, 20, of Dorchester, forced a woman to give them her purse while the three of them were taking cover under a "small shelter at the commuter rail stop due to the heavy rain downpour," according to police.

WCVB - 2018-07-20 03:00:00

Shelter In Place Following Failed Plymouth Traffic Stop: Reports

BREAKING: Police pursuit in Plymouth - started when car failed to pull over for Plymouth PD, Car got on Route 3 South. At last check, the car was on Long Pond Road. Speeds have reached 100mph. Be careful if you're driving in Plymouth.#Boston25pic.twitter.com/ij7Bp4z5mP— Mike Saccone (@mikesacconetv)


AP source: Celtics re-sign Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart poses during NBA basketball media day, in Canton, Mass. The Celtics have re-signed guard Marcus Smart. A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that Smart signed a four-year, $52 million contract with

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-07-19 18:37:10

Weymouth Woman Hiking To Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

Candace Puopolo is getting prepared for the annual Wilderness Heals, taking place July 20-22 in the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Puopolo, along with approximately 50 other women, is raising money through pledges that will benefit the Elizabeth Stone House, a Roxbury-based non-profit that helps


WEYMOUTH DOUBLE MURDER: Suspect accused of killing police officer Chesna, bystander awaiting arraignment

The 20-year-old suspect, who has a history with law enforcement, was wheeled into a Wemouth courtroom Tuesday clad in a hospital garment.


Slain Officer's Handcuffs Were Used on Accused Cop Killer

Emanuel Lopes, 20, is the suspected gunman behind the fatal Weymouth shooting that killed officer Michael Chesna and 77-year-old Vera Adams


Official: Accused cop-killer Emanuel Lopes saw bystander watch him flee, shot her

Credit: Angela RowlingsCHARGED WITH MURDER: Emanuel Lopes, 20, sits in a wheelchair, above, during his arraignment in district court in Quincy yesterday. He is charged with fatally shooting Vera Adams, 77, and Weymouth police Sgt. Michael Chesna.


Dangerousness hearing scheduled for Rehoboth man accused of killing his apparent friend

Last month, 18-year-old Joseph Medeiros was arraigned on several charges, including involuntary manslaughter, in thedeath of 17-year-old Michael Pacheco. The two were classmates together at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School.


Weymouth shooting: Wake, funeral planned for slain Weymouth Police Sergeant Michael Chesna

Forty-two-year-old Chesna and 77-year-old Vera Adams were killed on Sunday. The man charged in their deaths, 20-year-old Emanuel Lopes, pleaded not guilty to murder chargesduring his arraignmenton Tuesday.